Bruce Madsen, one of BIM managers for our San Francisco office says, when working in a reflected ceiling plan, it is helpful to know where the furniture occurs.
Revit provides UNDERLAY tools to make this easier.
- You can work in the Ceiling Plan while viewing the Floor Plan as an Underlay.
- NEW – You can work in the Floor Plan while viewing the Ceiling Plan as an Underlay. (this can be useful for MEP tasks).
The examples below, show a floor plan and a reflected ceiling plan:-
To see the furniture in the RCP, turn on the UNDERLAY in the VIEW PROPERTIES, as shown below:-
- What is new is that it is possible to see the Ceiling in a Plan view.
Turn on the UNDERLAY and change the UNDERLAY ORIENTATION from Plan to REFLECTED CEILING PLAN:-
· Note: It is also possible to see an underlay from a level different from the current level, if needed.